Android chips reduced, Apple Pay Switzerland, breakthrough Siri ad, top in security, iOS 10 on iPad Pro


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Android makers reportedly slow down chip orders ahead of Apple’s launch — With the next-generation iPhone expected to launch in just a few months, a new supply chain report claims that Android device makers are trimming their chip orders, apparently hoping to avoid direct competition with Apple’s latest model.

Apple Pay launches in Switzerland with Visa and Mastercard support — As promised in June, Apple on Thursday introduced its in-house payments solution Apple Pay to customers in Switzerland, offering initial support for both Visa and Mastercard credit cards.

Apple’s Cookie Monster/Siri commercial is one of the top 10 ‘Breakthrough ads’ — Apple’s TV commercial in which the Cookie Monster uses Siri is one of the top 10 Breakthrough ads from the second quarter of 2016, according to Ace Metrix, a company that measures the impact of video advertising. Likeability and attention are the attributes of the ads on the list.

Apple is top dog when it comes to enterprise mobile security — Apple is king of the hill when it comes to enterprise mobile security; however, Samsung is catching up through the strength of its KNOX platform among others, according to a new research report released by Tech Pro Research – a joint venture between TechRepublic and ZDNet.

iOS 10 on iPad Pro: The 8 features you need to know — Minor but necessary tweaks are coming to the iPad this September. Here’s a sneak preview.